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Yin Xiuzhen

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Yin Xiuzhen at ALEXANDER OCHS PROJECTS June 17th, 2011 - July 23rd, 2011
Posted 7/3/11

Born in Peking in 1963, today Yin Xiuzhen lives and works in China’s capital, and in the same way that a phoenix rises from its ashes she has fundamentally redefined herself. The architecture and infrastructure of such a metropolis no longer fulfils the function of carrying memories. What is called ‘home’ today is completely brought to the ground tomorrow. Confronted daily with these transformation processes, in her installations the artist not only documents these personal reminders, but also creat... [more]

Yxz-pho-6004 A Suitcase Full  
Yin Xiuzhen at Chambers Fine Art February 4th, 2010 - March 20th, 2010
Posted 3/5/10

Yin Xiuzhen sits in front of her suitcase-installation.Ecology, nostalgia, travel, and mutual trust and understanding. The subject matter that the artist Yin Xiuzhen has chosen for her work is realized with an imaginative flourish that is at once welcoming, engaging, personal, and universal.  Resting on the floor in her exhibition on view in Chelsea are several used suitcases opened to flaunt detailed models of cities made from old clothes and other found materials.   “When I began this series, I was constantly tr... [more]

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